Ashdon Farm

Amy Tree, St Mellion, Saltash, Cornwall, PL12 6RX

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Ideal for ...

  • Adults
  • Dogs
  • Peaceful stays
  • Scenic views
  • Working farm

Why stay here ...

Our small working sheep farm and CL site is situated in the beautiful south east Cornish countryside in an area of great landscape value.

Ashdon Farm is south facing giving uninterrupted, panoramic views over our 100 acres of pasture meadows and woodland.

The caravan site itself consists of one acre of land, which is closely mown with hard standing pitches and electric hook-ups (16A). Motor homes are welcome, as are pets. Battery charging is available.

The site is adjacent to our beautiful woodland and lakes where you can walk the dogs or sit and enjoy the wildlife and watch the woodpecker or kingfisher which visits regularly.

What to do during your stay:

  • We are located on the border between Cornwall and Devon, providing an ideal base to explore both counties on day trips.
  • The surrounding countryside is ideal for walkers. we also have the Tamar Valley Line Railway and River cruises up the River Tamar.
  • The Local National Trust properties include Cotehele House just ten minutes drive away.
  • Antony House, Lanhydrock House, The Eden Project, Lost Gardens of Heligan, Mount Edgcumbe, The Garden House, Buckland Abbey, the home of Sir Francis Drake, Dartmoor and Bodmin Moors are easily reached within 30-45 minutes.
  • There are a number of cycle trials within 15-40 minutes drive away including Tamar trials, Seaton Valley, Drakes trial, Cardinham Woods, Camel Trail and Pentewan Valley Trails.

Places to Eat:

  • The Weary Friar Inn, Pillaton and the Who'd of thought it Inn, St Dominick are both a convenient 5 minutes drive away, open 7 days a week.

Local Shops and Services:

  • Callington is a small town located 2 miles away that has a Tesco store and Petrol station, B&M, Post office, Newsagents and pubs.

Facilities on site ...

  • Battery charging
  • Dog walk from site
  • TV reception: good
  • Working farm

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Latest arrival time: 12:00 AM

Latest departure time: 11:00 AM

1 acres

Some sloping pitches

Electric amperage: 16

Lawned site

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Postcode:
PL12 6RX
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GPS:
Lat 50.47849 / Lon -4.2997113
OS field ref:
SX369668
OS map ref:
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Transport links

  • Nearest port: Plymouth (12 miles)

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Very peaceful and lovely location

Ashdon Farm

We had a very lovely time at this CL. It is peaceful and tranquil with beautiful views of the Cornish countryside and a very lovely garden and dog walk. Colin and Sue could not be more friendly and helpful and we will definitely return. Rowenna and Bruce

Boomeister68

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Reviewed on 15/07/2023 19:10

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Ashdon Farm
A warm welcome from the owner Colin the pitches are quit large and well spaced, a wonderful peaceful wooded and lake area for quiet relaxation and dog walking. Colin supplied us with a very useful pack of local attractions and places to visit, we spent a very relaxing week at Ashdon Farm we have no hesitation On recommending this great CL Tony & Ann

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Reviewed on 09/06/2023 14:46

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Lovely quiet site with a hidden gem

Ashdon Farm
Stayed here while attending the club towing course, it's ideally placed for that. This is the most quietest site we've ever stayed on and we enjoyed every minute of it. The owners are a lovely couple and always had time for a chat when out and about. The dog walk is accessed through a field of sheep, so the dog was on a lead all the time. Once through that field the true dog walk starts. Three or four small lakes have been created with lovely flowers planted all around. There are places to sit and watch the world go by. Just a pity that I can't upload any photos to this site. Went for a drink and a meal at the Who'd of thought it pub, which is dog friendly and that was very nice. It's only a ten minute drive as you head towards Cotehele House. We'll be staying at this site again, once the weather warms up.

Fay and Ian on Tour

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Reviewed on 31/05/2022 15:04

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Ashdon Farm
This is a beautifully managed site, quiet, clean and tidy with everything we needed. The owners are very friendly,helpful people who go out of their way to make you feel welcome. Have been here twice and have booked more visits. A lovely rural site with well spaced pitches and wonderful views, would highly recommend.

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Reviewed on 08/05/2022 08:59

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Ashdon Farm
The site lies 3/4 ml along a country lane off the A388 about 3/4 of the way from Saltash to Callington. The pitches are level with the choice of level 3 hardstanding and 3 grass. 1-3 are on the upper level, one of which is Hardstanding, south-facing with a high hedge at the rear. The other two H/S pitches and one grass are down a slope and west-facing with trees and bushes to the rear. There's a dog-walk down to some lakes through fields of sheep, although the lane past the site is quiet enough for walking ones dog too. The small town of Callington is a couple of miles away with a Tesco supermarket and collection of high-street shops. Saltash has a Lidl and a Waitrose and Liskeard, about 8 miles away, has a Morrisons and an Aldi and many more shops. The Tamar Valley, Cotehele and Antony (both National Trust properties) and Mount Edgcumbe are nearby, as is Kit Hill Country Park and also Minions with the Cheesewring outcrop, great for walks among tin mine country. Be aware you have to pay a toll to cross the Tamar Bridge going eastwards out of Cornwall but not coming westwards into the county from Devon. There are a couple of regular bus services on the A388 between Launceston to Plymouth, but involves a walk of about a mile to the bus stop. The approach to the site with one's unit should only be as directed in the Site Directory or web pages. There is a large caravan/ MH storage area on the farm so there may be the possibility of encountering outfits heading out, especially during the holiday seasons. We will certainly use this site again if visiting this area.

nelliethehooker

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Reviewed on 18/10/2021 20:48

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